Standard Chartered Bank Kenya Limited was established in 1911, and listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange in 1989. The public shareholding is just over 25% (remainder held by Standard Chartered), and comprises about 30,000 shareholders. We have a total of 39 branches spread across the country, 98 ATMs and more than 1800 employees.
The bank offers a variety of local and foreign currency accounts, both deposit and loan, to our customers. We have a diversified portfolio cutting across select sectors that include business services, manufacturing, wholesale and retail trade, transport and communication, real estate, agriculture, energy and water. Our target segments are mainly corporate clients, government and government agencies, commercial clients and high net worth individuals.
Standard Chartered Bank Kenya has achieved a number of firsts in the Market; first bank in Kenya to be awarded the ISO 9002 certification in technology systems, first ATM Automated Banking Centre in Kenya and for 24-hour convenience, first to introduce unsecured Personal Loan, and first to introduce Priority Banking facilities in Kenya for more affluent customers.
Our strategy is highly focused on the three clients segments:
The Corporate and Institutional Banking (CIB) segment serves the Bank’s global clients. CIB aims to serve as a Trusted Advisor to our global clients, supporting their cross-border transactional and investment needs across Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
The Commercial Banking (CB) segment has a strong focus on supporting medium sized companies in our market and working with established entities that are in various stages of evolution, growth and expansion. CB has grown into a business of more than 800 relations.
The Retail Banking segment has a well balanced portfolio of secured and unsecured lending together with our deposits propositions. Retail Banking is growing at a rapid pace, with technology being the key to access customer segments.